VP Sales

Division: Global Brands

Reports to: VP Commercial

Location: NYC, New York

Job status: Full Time, Permanent

Key Responsibilities

As a VP Sales, you will:

  • Meet and exceed individual and team sales targets on portfolio of events
  • Lead a team on targeted accounted management in portfolio of events (both digital and
  • Collaborate closely with VP Commercial on sales strategies
  • Create and communicate accurate and up-to-date reporting on teams’ progress through
    Salesforce and other reporting tools
  • Work closely with other departments (Operations and Finance) on necessary execution of the
  • Use insights to make informed decisions on outreach tactics to our customers
  • Collaborate and work closely on managing and building relationships within key house accounts
  • Respond to customer inquiries quickly and prioritize activities with customers during all phases
    of the sales cycle
  • Oversee customer experience from prospect through event execution
  • Stay informed on industry trends and engage with the larger retail tech industry

Skills & Experiences

To be successful in this role, you must have/be:

  • 8-10 years of relevant business development experience in events, tradeshows, or conferences
    with 3+ years of experience in sales management.
  • Passionate for customers and developing new business
  • Consistently willing to go the extra mile for your team and for the customers-- “good enough” is
    definitely not enough!
  • Measured, realistic, honest, motivating, collaborative
  • Ability to close sales (and motivate others to close sales) within a deadline driven environment
  • Proven record of negotiation/sales in reaching sales targets across multiple products
  • Computer skills: proficient in MS office/GSuite with specific Excel skills
  • Understanding of key CRM (preferably Salesforce)
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented- understanding that the details matter
  • Agile and ability to multi-task- everyday is not the same and have the ability to pivot and
    prioritize different projects
  • Have the ability to manage time and resources optimally
  • Smart and a quick learner who is comfortable in a fast-paced, high growth, entrepreneurial

About Shoptalk & Hyve Group

Our 10,000 attendees tell us each year that Shoptalk and Groceryshop are the retail industry’s best events, consistently describing their experiences as amazing, educational, energizing, exciting, insightful, inspiring, productive and fun. Held annually in Las Vegas (Shoptalk: March, Groceryshop: September), Shoptalk and Groceryshop are unparallelled gatherings of individuals and companies reshaping how consumers discover, shop and buy. The events provide platforms for large retailers and branded manufacturers, startups, tech companies, investors, media and analysts to learn, network, collaborate and evolve. Shoptalk’s portfolio also includes Retail Meetups, -- industry-leading virtual events that focus on large-scale networking and collaboration, underpinned by proprietary technology.

Hyve Group plc acquired Shoptalk in December 2019 and acquired Retail Meetup in December 2020. Hyve Group plc is a next generation global events business whose purpose is to create unmissable events, where customers from all corners of the globe share extraordinary moments and shape industry innovation.